Reviews and Problems with The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom
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The Midadventures of P.B. Winterbottom
Game Over Online
1 April 2015
Excerpt: If you do not immediately start tapping your feet to the opening music in The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom , you're off my Christmas card list. It's this great, jaunty barrelhouse piano theme that made me play further into the game just to keep listening to it, and kept me from getting...
Excerpt: It is a rare thing for me sit down, start a review and have nothing to say. I am almost always like the Matthew West Song: "Something to Say." Friends, family, and co-workers have known for years that I have something to say.
XBLA Review - 'The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom'
5 June 2010
Summary: The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom is an innovative game that follows the escapades of a mischievous, pie thief, who uses his time-bending abilities to cooperate with, compete against, and disrupt his past, present, and future selves.
Excerpt: Like an automatic pitching machine gone haywire, Xbox Live Arcade is tossing out entertaining titles at a very rapid pace. Since the turn of the new year, games like Serious Sam HD, Darwinia+, and Toy Soldiers have joined the ranks of the extensive Arcade library.
Review: The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom (Microsoft Xbox 360)
4 March 2010
Excerpt: Since Paul Bellezza from The Odd Gentlemen filled us in on the details of The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom with our recent interview , I had grown even more interested in exploring the black-and-white, pastry-filled world crafted in the title.
Summary: Originally designed as a college thesis project, The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom earns high marks as a cleverly crafted puzzle game starring one delightfully driven character. If only the puzzles were as lengthy as the title...
Pros: Eye-catching art style, Clever use of recording mechanic, Inventive puzzles
Cons: Some will finish the game in under four hours, A few earlier puzzles are more challenging than later ones, Minimal replay value
Excerpt: The last couple of years have been good to side-scrolling/puzzle game fans. What with Henry Hatsworth , Braid and the Professor Layton games, it's safe to say that things are looking up for these quirky game concepts.